An OkCupid Survey Tracked Sex Trends Between 2005 and 2015

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Sex has changed since Cambridge-founded OkCupid opened for business more than a decade ago. The online dating juggernaut published a report about how users’ sexual preferences changed between 2005 and 2015, and some of the differences are actually pretty pronounced—and not always in the ways you’d expect.

Below, a sampling of the most interesting data from the report:

About a million users contributed to the survey, but take the results with a grain of salt. Since most OkCupid users are young, unattached people actively looking for love, the findings may not be indicative of all demographics—or, say, the Tinder set.

You can see the full report here.

Source URL: https://www.bostonmagazine.com/health/2016/02/11/sex-trends-survey/